Equanimity, calm, peace, inner strength, resilience, centeredness… there are so many reasons the world needs meditation teachers.
It is integrated into schools, corporations, psychology and health care. Indeed, meditation has been turned to so often for health and mental health – that one study showed it was the most popular form of complementary medicine used in the United States. According to a National Health Survey in 2007, 38.4% of Americans had used some form of alternative health measures – with breathing, meditation, and yoga as the most common. (1)
Meditation Teacher Training
In order to offer accessible Meditation Teacher Training – Pema Khandro will offer an online version of her popular course – the Meditation Instructor Training. This course has been offered five times over the last decade. In the newest iteration – the course will be offered through a combination of self-paced video lessons, online meetings, practicum, and workshops.
The course will be taught by Pema Khandro, Satya Shiva and Aruna Rigdzin.
It will culminate in fifty-seven hours of training on the fundamentals of meditation practice and the Buddhist philosophy of mind and emotions.
The Meditation Teacher Training online will be held April 10th- May 8th 2017
(1) West, Michael, Ed. The Psychology of Meditation: Research and Practice. (Oxford University Press, 2016).